Living Out Our Faith

Living Out Our Faith

Our Lady of the Holy Rosary

This feast was instituted by Pope St. Pius V in thanksgiving for the great naval victory over the Turks at the battle of Lepanto on this day in the year 1570, a favor due to the recitation of the Rosary. This victory saved Europe from being overrun by the forces of Islam. Lepanto, perhaps the most complete victory ever gained over the Ottoman Empire, on October 7, 1571,…

New Evangelization Summit 2019: Register now!

On May 4th, 2019, join thousands of Catholics from across North America at the premier conference on the New Evangelization. The event will be held at the Infinity Convention Centre in Ottawa and webcast to host sites across Canada and the US. This year’s Summit is once again featuring world-class Catholic speakers: Michael Dopp, Fr. James Mallon, Cardinal Gerald Lacroix,…

The Joy of Mercy

On this Laetare Sunday, we focus on the JOY that is the hallmark of our healing encounter with the mercy of God. (Excerpted from The Church of Mercy by Pope Francis): I am always struck when I reread the parable of the merciful father; … it always gives me great hope. Think of that younger son who was in the father’s house, who was loved; and yet he wants his…

Without God, we are nothing: homily

Without God, we are nothing. In our fallen state, we have conditional love ingrained in our hearts. But with God, we can learn to love unconditionally. When Jesus asks us to be merciful as God is merciful, we have the capacity to do it because we have the Holy Spirit present and helping us. To follow Him, we need to acknowledge that we can’t do His work without Him.…
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